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If you're after LNER train tickets, look no further. At TrainPal, we'll show you where LNER can take you and how to book the best value fares for your journey. To find LNER tickets, simply start a search above, and we'll show you the best available journey times and prices. Keep reading for more information on classes, onboard amenities, destinations, and cheap train ticket tips.

About LNER

The LNER (London North Eastern Railway) is the railway company that operates the East Coast Main Line, formerly known as Virgin Trains in the UK. Taking over from Virgin Trains East Coast in June 2018, we have ambitious plans to change the way rail travel is done. We want to create services that everyone loves, that our employees are proud to work for, and that our communities thrive. We kept our promise to maintain a seamless transition between old and new. On the other hand, we introduced a new model train 'Azuma' and started the future railway journey. Introducing more seating, more space and, above all, reliability, it's already been a huge success. Whether it's eating cake at your aunt's house, attending a meeting with your boss, or playing in the sand with your kids, we are with you make it happen. We proudly connect towns and towns, people and places. The southernmost point reaches London, all the way north to the following classic British cities: Lincoln, Leeds, York, Harrogate, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Dundee, Inverness. Each stop on the LNER is centrally located for easy travel. The new series of Azuma is even faster all round: from London to Edinburgh in just four hours! Why Choose LNER? Everything we do at LNER is aimed at providing a great experience for our passengers, colleagues and community. We put our heart into everyone’s journey. Together we are driving innovation and transforming rail travel. By being on time, having more trains and more seats, to the huge giant leaps in engineering like the stunning Azuma train. People, places and forwards top our list. We embrace the communities in which we operate, welcome change, and are determined to constantly improve the travel experience for everyone across the country. We are proud to be part of the team and it is because of that that we provide excellent service. Service is second to none as they care a little more.

LNER Route Map

Unsure about where to start your LNER adventure? Use our map to plan out where you want to go. From London, you can enjoy high-speed services to destinations like Liverpool, Edinburgh and Manchester. LNER are one of the primary rail operators in the UK, providing services from London Euston and a number of major terminals including Birmingham New Street, Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street. Many of the routes feature high-speed services with no changes required, making LNER an excellent alternative to air travel if you're looking to traverse up or down the length of the country.

What can LNER offers

Traveling with LNER trains makes your journey more enjoyable and gives you access to:
  • 1. Diet
  • Hot and cold meals are served on board. Our train menus are designed by professional chefs using sustainably sourced locally sourced ingredients from our destinations.
  • 2. Free Wi-Fi
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the tour and power sockets to charge your devices (don't forget to bring your power adapter!)
  • 3. Azuma Train
  • Our new trains offer a smooth and comfortable ride. Enjoy extra space under your seat to stretch your legs, high-speed Wi-Fi on board, and pre-downloaded movies and TV shows.

How to Get Cheap LNER tickets

Looking for cheap train tickets on LNER routes? We've got you covered! Check out the suggestions below and discover tips you can use to save on your next train journey.
Book in advance
If you're planning your journey in advance, take note that UK train tickets are generally available to book 3 months before the departure date. Keep an eye out for Advance tickets - they tend to be cheaper but have the potential to sell out quickly, especially on popular routes.
Travel Off-Peak
Looking to save on UK trains? Book reduced fares by selecting times of the day that aren't so busy. When you search for trains with us, we'll show you all of the options available for your trip and point out low-priced recommendations.
TrainPal can help travellers save up to 95.25% of the original rail fare in the U.K. In addition to the traditional split ticketing features, TrainPal also offers a flexible split ticketing option which give travellers the best value to help you save even more. First class split tickets are also available.
National Railcards offer up to 1/3 off train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a TrainPal Railcard.

LNER Train Classes

Standard Class

  • · You can enjoy a more comfortable journey with more legroom and luggage storage space under the front seats.

First Class

  • · Complimentary meals are served on the train and brought to your seat to enjoy
  • · Extremely comfortable adjustable back seats
  • · Each seat is ergonomically designed with soft upholstery and handcrafted leather headrests for a comfortable ride
    LNER Main Route

Hot LNER Destinations

Need a bit of information ahead of your next trip? Check out these popular destinations that Avanti West Coast trains travel to for journey details and nearby attractions.

Travelling with a Railcard

Travelling with Avanti West Coast a few times a year? Get a Railcard and you'll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys. Click on one of the Railcard types below to see the various eligibility requirements.


· Great for ages 16-25 solo travel
· Save 1/3 on eligible rail-travel fares
· Average annual savings up to £189!
· 3-year Railcard available to under 24s only


· Great for ages 26-30 solo travel
· Save 1/3 on eligible rail-travel fares
· Average annual savings up to £251!


· For ages 16+ couples travel together
· Named passengers save 1/3 on eligible fares
· £15 each! Best discount for couple travel


· Great for families who love to travel
· 1-4 adults save 1/3 on eligible fares, 1-4 children save 60%
· Average annual savings up to £114!



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